Gin Shimura is a high-level jonin of Konohagakure. He is the most skilled jonin among his class as well as the captain of the Konoha Military Police Force. When he is not on missions he trains other shinobi in the hopes that they can pass on the Will of Fire to next generations.
Gin has short spike black hair and black eyes. He commonly wears a black gi with a red scarf. He also has to weighted bands that he wears around his wrist and armored boots.
Gin is a very stern and strict teacher that pushes his students extremely hard, he does not believe that he should show any mercy when training his students and pushes his students to their absolute potential. /he has failed more teams upon the Genin Test then even Kakashi because they were to beaten and couldn't continue the first exercise.
Gin also has a zero sense of humor and takes jokes rather seriously, however, despite his normal attitude he will protect his students with his life, and never abandons a comrade no matter what the situation.
Gin is an incredibly skilled shinobi in a wide variety of fields. He is has Kage level skills despite being a jonin and has trained in the shinobi basics to such a degree that simple techniques such as walking on water or up surfaces cost no chakra. Ginhas also spent much of his time learning how to use the 5 basics nature elements and had mastered 4 of them by the time he was 14.
Gin has knowledge of basic genjutsu and knows how to use them in a way that could change the tide in a battle even though they are weaker.
Gin knows all 5 basic nature types and how to use them giving him a wide variety of ninjutsu at his disposal. He knowledge over the years has allowed him to learn how to use the Light Release and Swift Release kekkei genkais.
His skill in taijutsu is one to brag about, in his youth he spent a lot of time sparring and training with Might Guy. He has also studied various other taijutsu styles such as the Hyuga's and Inuzuka's and was able to even create his own fighting style. Guy was also the one that taught Gin how to use the Eight Gates and the Front Lotus which he eventually taught his student [[Kareha Kurosaki].
Everything his students learned about Shurikenjutsu most likely came from Gin. His is extremely talented in the use of shuriken and pin point accuracy making him very deadly with shuriken.
Out of all the most basic ninja techniques, Gin has spent the most time perfecting the Clone Technique. His level of skill has become so great with this technique that he needs no handsigns for this technique and has even been able to give the clones shadows so that their mistaken with shadow clones. They also act as afterimages because of how fast he can use the technique.
His speed has surpassed even the Fourth Hokages, mastering a technique known as the Jumping Technique that far surpasses the Flying Thunder God Technique and allows him to teleport, he then taught it to his apprentice Kareha. Gin's natural speed is on par with the Body Flicker Technique and can appear short and long distances before a blink of an eye.
Kareha is his favorite student.